What? Fox Sports’ Spanish-language and English-language media rights in the United States and Caribbean have been renewed to the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.
Why it matters? The agreement guarantees coverage of both tournaments on multiple channels and platforms, as well as all matches air live on the FOX Sports to go mobile app.
FOX Sports renewed its media rights in the United States and Caribbean to the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League soccer competitions, for three additional seasons from 2015-16 through 2017-18.
The new agreement with UEFA guarantees coverage of both tournaments on multiple channels and platforms including FOX Sports, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, FOX Deportes, FOX Sports Regional Networks and FOX Soccer Plus.
FOX Sports is planning to carry 146 UEFA Champions League games annually throughout the term of the agreement on FOX; FOX Sports 1, America’s new national sports network; FOX Sports 2; FOX Soccer Plus; and FOX Sports Regional Networks on a live and delayed basis. FOX Sports will also offer its broadband platforms FOX Sports GO and FOXSoccer2GO including all matches carried live and on-demand.
The annual competition UEFA’s Europa League has been organized by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European clubs, and has committed to carry 205 matches across multiple FOX networks. FOX Sports 1 is scheduled to carry two live UEFA Europa League matches per week, while FOX Sports 2 televises two live matches and repeats FOX Sports 1 matches. All matches air live on the FOX Sports will go mobile app.
“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with UEFA .The combination of UEFA Champions and Europa leagues provides viewers with the complete club competition experience at the highest level,” said David Nathanson, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2.